News for Sunday, April 18, 2004


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Experiment leads to fire, evacuation

By Clay Wilson

Witch hunt or reality TV? - Greg Gelpi

At best, it's the latest reality television hit. At worst, it's a mere modern day witch hunt.

Stockbridge stays on the upswing against Bulldogs

By Jeffery Armstrong

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Volunteer questions sex education policy

By Clay Wilson

Harry David Spangler Jr.


Great American Cleanup begins

By Billy Corriher

County gets $3.4 million in HUD funds

By Billy Corriher

Fire leads to police chase

Staff Reports

Summer is a real roller-coaster - Kathy Jefcoats

I had no idea how much school being in session impacts my commute to work until last week when classes were out for spring break. As my readers know, I drive back and forth to Henry from Fayette County every day. The two-lane Jonesboro Road is not a bad drive but I really got spoiled last week. I can't wait for summer.

Judge finds no probable cause in alleged theft

By Kathy Jefcoats

Clinton L. Gossett

Mr. Clinton L. Gossett, 62, of Lake City, passed away Monday, April 12, 2004, at Southern Regional Medical Center.

Laird's one hitter leaves Eagles' behind

By Doug Gorman

Do your part to spruce up Henry - April Avison

Most of us have some spring cleaning we need to do anyway n now the perfect incentive is available.

Sign me up for car flight training - Zach Porter

It will be a sad day when we colonize the Moon and Mars but we are still coming up with new tricks to handle rush hour back on Earth. The governor has proposed a new "Fast Forward" program to help with traffic congestion. How much wider can we make our bridges and roads?

Airport relocates curbside check-in

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An ode to delineated space - Ed Brock

There's something deeply satisfying about building a fence.

Police make arrest in assault

By Ed Brock

Feed the beast, feed the beast - Bob Paslay

OK, so I've fed the infernal revenue service for another year. I want you to tell me anywhere else you pay them the money, then they put you through the inconvenience of filling out forms to get a little of your own money back and then to mail these forms you have to pay 37 cents to a government that owns the post office.

Video to feature historic courthouses

By Ed Brock

Lady Raiders run away with girls championship

By Anthony Rhoads

Save the money, kill the arts - Ryan Whelchel

On March 22nd the Clayton County School Board held a meeting to decide on what to do to correct the county's financial situation.

James Walter Brown

James Walter Brown of Forest Park passed away Thursday, April 15, 2004, at Christian Ministries Hospice of Riverdale.

Shall we eradicate French kissing? - R.H. Joseph

What is the opposite of "Divide and conquer?" Now that the Bush league has succeeded in doing for Iraq's Sunni and Shiite Muslims what God himself cannot do for Ireland's Roman Catholic and Protestant Christians, things look bleak.

9/11 commission serves important purpose - Billy Corriher

The Bush administration released a classified daily intelligence briefing on Saturday that warned President Bush of the threat al-Qaida posed to America a month before Sept. 11, 2001. The briefing warned that the terrorist network had a support system in America for its operatives and that the FBI had detected suspicious activity that might involve a hijacking plot, according to the Associated Press.